Old School Carnitas

Old School Carnitas

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1 pork belly, cut into cubes
1 onion, chopped
3 large garlic cloves, chopped
1 1/2 tsp salt
1 tbsp garlic powder
1 tbsp cumin
1 tbsp oregano
1 tbsp coriander
1 tsp cinnamon
Water to cover
Warm flour tortillas
Chunky, spicy guacamole with tomatoes
Grated cheese


Mix the pork belly, onion, garlic, salt, garlic powder, cumin, oregano, coriander, and cinnamon together.  Refrigerate overnight.

Place the pork belly mixture in a heavy pot and just cover with water.   Bring to a boil and simmer for about an hour until all water has evaporated.  Fry the meat in the fat residue until brown.

To assemble:  Place some carnitas in a warm tortilla, sprinkle with cheese and add some guacamole.  Roll or fold and eat immediately.